Rock Shabbat Service featuring Syd Bakal

Temple Shalom and the Alan J Malinger Rock Shabbat Fund are pleased to present Syd Bakal as our featured artist in residence for Shabbat evening service, Friday, December 15, 2023 at 7:30 pm. Syd Bakal is a singer-songwriter, songleader, actor, musician, and community builder. They are a graduate of Yale University, where they managed the Yale Whiffenpoofs, mentored LGBTQ+ first-years, led Shabbat services, and performed in various original theatrical productions.  They are currently based in New York, leading Shabbat programming at Central Synagogue, performing at local singer-songwriter events, and acting regionally and locally.